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# connemara - Monday 21 April, 2014

Photos: This retired movie stuntman and former pro-wrestler is the sole inhabitant of Omey Island, off Connemara
# Island Life
# Island Life

Photos: This retired movie stuntman and former pro-wrestler is the sole inhabitant of Omey Island, off Connemara

Apr 21st 2014, 6:30 PM 34,054 Views 26 Comments

Pascal Whelan once doubled for Paul Hogan in Crocodile Dundee, and taught Peter O’Toole how to swordfight on the set of MacBeth…

# connemara - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Government accused of moving to privatise seaweed cutting
# Connemara
# Connemara

Government accused of moving to privatise seaweed cutting

Apr 5th 2014, 8:15 AM 8,713 Views 30 Comments

Sinn Féin TDs want to know the governments plans for the future of seaweed harvesting on the Western seaboard.

# connemara - Friday 4 April, 2014

Galway native Niamh Ní Chuaig back from Barcelona to take on Connemara marathon record
# Home Thoughts From Abroad
From The42
# Home Thoughts From Abroad

Galway native Niamh Ní Chuaig back from Barcelona to take on Connemara marathon record

Apr 4th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,269 Views 5 Comments

The 30-year-old runner first started her athletics career with Galway City Harriers.

# connemara - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Gorgeous video of a Connemara roadtrip by a young couple in love
# Beautiful Ireland
# Beautiful Ireland

Gorgeous video of a Connemara roadtrip by a young couple in love

Mar 30th 2014, 4:00 PM 37,938 Views 32 Comments

Are we getting soft or is this just lovely?

# connemara - Sunday 23 March, 2014

17 Irish independent bookshops you must visit before you die
# Read My Mind
From The Daily Edge
# Read My Mind

17 Irish independent bookshops you must visit before you die

Mar 23rd 2014, 6:00 PM 99,332 Views 90 Comments

These shops are just as special as the books they sell.

# connemara - Saturday 22 March, 2014

The dirty hidden meanings of these Irish place names may surprise you
# Red Bottom
From The Daily Edge
# Red Bottom

The dirty hidden meanings of these Irish place names may surprise you

Mar 22nd 2014, 8:15 PM 64,673 Views 53 Comments

Don’t read this in front of your mammy.

# connemara - Saturday 25 January, 2014

How could you not adopt one of these dogs?
# Dog Day Afternoon
# Dog Day Afternoon

How could you not adopt one of these dogs?

Jan 25th 2014, 10:05 AM 16,819 Views 19 Comments

Warning: Candidates in today’s Galway adoption day making puppy dog eyes at you.

# connemara - Monday 6 January, 2014

Son of Connemara emigrants Martin Walsh sworn in as mayor of Boston
# Mayor Walsh
# Mayor Walsh

Son of Connemara emigrants Martin Walsh sworn in as mayor of Boston

Jan 6th 2014, 10:05 PM 16,351 Views 20 Comments

Walsh, who overcame childhood cancer and struggled with alcoholism as a young adult, defeated 11 other contenders.

# connemara - Friday 13 September, 2013

Meet Ryan Tubridy's uncanny lookalike from 1960s Galway
# Tubs
From The Daily Edge
# Tubs

Meet Ryan Tubridy's uncanny lookalike from 1960s Galway

Sep 13th 2013, 6:00 PM 28,587 Views 35 Comments

He hasn’t even changed his clothes.

# connemara - Saturday 31 August, 2013

One of Ireland's most popular kids shows to begin series two in the UK
# Connemara
# Connemara

One of Ireland's most popular kids shows to begin series two in the UK

Aug 31st 2013, 10:15 AM 11,724 Views 3 Comments

Igam Ogam is due to start broadcasting its second series on Channel 5 in the UK this September.

# connemara - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Presenting...your now weekly photo of cows taking a stroll on the beach
# Cow Dipping
From The Daily Edge
# Cow Dipping

Presenting...your now weekly photo of cows taking a stroll on the beach

Jul 21st 2013, 7:20 PM 17,844 Views 13 Comments

Last week wasn’t just a once-off then…

# connemara - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

40 jobs for Irish animation company used by Disney and Nickelodeon
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

40 jobs for Irish animation company used by Disney and Nickelodeon

Apr 24th 2013, 12:39 PM 9,499 Views 4 Comments

The Connemara based animation studio has seen an increase in demand for shows from broadcasters all over the world.

# connemara - Sunday 13 January, 2013

9 things people in Ireland just can't stop stealing
# Petty Theft
# Petty Theft

9 things people in Ireland just can't stop stealing

Jan 13th 2013, 9:15 AM 50,364 Views 106 Comments

From beer glasses in Dublin to pieces of history in Connemara, there are sticky fingers all over the country.

# connemara - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Barna in Connemara most popular with Irish holidaymakers in 2012
# Tourism
# Tourism

Barna in Connemara most popular with Irish holidaymakers in 2012

Jan 8th 2013, 6:30 AM 7,601 Views 16 Comments

Abbeyleix, Woodenbridge and Ballina also so significant increases in online searches by Irish people.

# connemara - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Concerns that four-decade-old air service to Aran Islands could be at risk
# Aran Islands
# Aran Islands

Concerns that four-decade-old air service to Aran Islands could be at risk

Nov 13th 2012, 1:45 PM 7,258 Views 25 Comments

Residents on the Aran Islands are concerned that the government subsidy for air services to and from the three islands could be cut in the forthcoming budget.

# connemara - Friday 21 September, 2012

RTÉ to move regional operations to local ITs
# Institutes Of Technology
# Institutes Of Technology

RTÉ to move regional operations to local ITs

Sep 21st 2012, 5:03 PM 5,051 Views 2 Comments

The partnerships will save the broadcaster over €1 million, it says.

# connemara - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

VIDEO: 500 Gaeltacht students in a giant 'Festival of Colour'
# Dathannach
From The Daily Edge
# Dathannach

VIDEO: 500 Gaeltacht students in a giant 'Festival of Colour'

Jun 26th 2012, 1:39 PM 13,321 Views 13 Comments

We can remember the Super Valu, but we don’t remember our summers in Connemara being quite so dathannach…

# connemara - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Cornamona Air Corps crash likely caused by disorientation - report
# Cornamona
# Cornamona

Cornamona Air Corps crash likely caused by disorientation - report

Jan 25th 2012, 9:17 AM 2,779 Views 2 Comments

Captain Derek Furniss and Cadet David Jevens were killed in the October 2009 crash.

# connemara - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Connemara death not suspicious, say Gardaí
# Death
# Death

Connemara death not suspicious, say Gardaí

Oct 12th 2011, 4:03 PM 717 Views 4 Comments

A body of a man in his 50s was discovered in a ditch in Galway yesterday but Gardaí are not treating his death as suspicious.

# connemara - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Body found in ditch in Co Galway
# Body Found
# Body Found

Body found in ditch in Co Galway

Oct 11th 2011, 11:39 AM 498 Views 0 Comments

# connemara - Friday 1 April, 2011

Investigation due as 7,000-tonne ship refloated
# Aground
# Aground

Investigation due as 7,000-tonne ship refloated

Apr 1st 2011, 10:46 AM 727 Views 0 Comments

Marine Minister Simon Coveney criticises ship operators for not heeding storm warning.

# connemara - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Health notice issued over Carraroe water contamination
# Galway
# Galway

Health notice issued over Carraroe water contamination

Mar 29th 2011, 11:51 AM 971 Views 0 Comments

Galway County Council is warning Carraroe residents not to consume tap water after a home heating oil spillage contaminated the supply.